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In the Tokyo subway fire broke out because of butt

December 16 2008

40,000 passengers on the Tokyo subway have become captives of the subway because of a fire arising from the cigarette butts discarded machinist.

Fire occurred at the intersection of lines Namboku and Mita. At this point the train changes direction, and drivers have a few minutes to relax, they are often used to smoke a cigarette. After the fire, authorities discovered in the Moscow metro about 270 cigarette butts, which could throw the only employees of Metro.

In accordance with the internal regulations of smoking is only allowed in the premises of the plant, so that violators face disciplinary action. Guidance on the Tokyo subway and metropolitan municipality brought today a formal apology for the incident, according to ITAR-TASS .

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